One of the longest serving members of the New Jersey Legislature has died at the age of 86. Bergen County State Senator Gerald Cardinale died this weekend after a brief illness. The republican served for over a half century in public service. His death was not Covid-related.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will deliver the state’s budget address on Tuesday. The message will be given at 1:00pm, but it will be pre-recorded. The new budget would address the 2022 fiscal year, which begins on July 1st.
A bridge that connects Middle Township to Avalon will be closed for three consecutive overnights next week. The Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge will be closed for overnight work starting next Tuesday. The westbound span of the bridge is under construction and could be finished in the spring.
New Jersey is reporting 64 new deaths from coronavirus. State health officials report 2,679 new cases of the virus on Friday. The rate of transmission remains under one percent, which shows a slowing of the spread of the virus in the Garden State.
While the majority of Cape May County residents wait for their coranavirus vaccines, the State announced today that over 1.5 million residents have received at least their first shot. Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday that this week’s winter storms have delayed the arrival of some vaccinations to centers throughout the State.
Former Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian will seek the republican party’s endorsement for a State Senate seat in the fall. Guardian is expected to get support for the nomination as a replacement for current State Senator Chris Brown is needed. Brown announced this week he will not seek re-election.
There will be at least three candidates seeking the three Council seats available in the May municipal election in Avalon. Team Avalon 2021 had a campaign announcement this week, and the ticket is headed by current Council President John McCorristin. Joining McCorristin on the ticket are current Planning and Zoning Board Chairman Jamie McDermott, and…
The Borough of Woodbine awarded two contracts for improvements to its water system. One of the contracts is for $830,000 and includes extensions of the water main system in the community. The second contract is for over $3 million and will result in water treatment plant upgrades.
Gasoline prices are on the rise locally. According to the latest price survey by Mid Atlantic AAA, the average price of a gallon of gas in Cape May County is $2.77, which is up seven cents over last week. We are four cents higher than the state’s average.
There were 26 new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County over the past 24 hours. The County reported no additional deaths. There are now 6,006 people off quarantine during the pandemic.